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Junior Buyer - Construction and Building Materials

Salary: Competitive
Contract Length: Permanent

Job Description:

Are you interested in developing a career in Buying? Enjoy working with data analysis and consumer behaviour? Do you want to join an exciting, fast-paced, fast-growing environment?


The company

Our client is a successful eCommerce business in Banbury. The brand is dedicated to online retail for the construction market, providing tools, materials and equipment to 20,000 ‘DIYers’, and tradespeople per year.

The company is set to become the Amazon of construction supplies.


The role

You’ll work closely with the Buying and Marketing teams to assist with product price analysis and consumer behaviour analysis. Your main objectives will be to ensure that products are profitable and the marketing team is promoting the right products to the right people. Duties include:

  • Understanding product pricing lists provided by suppliers
  • Researching product retail prices in the current market via catalogues and competitor websites
  • Suggesting retail prices for products while ensuring profitability
  • Conducting price reviews with existing suppliers and identifying opportunities to lower them
  • Ensuring the quality of general technical product data and product imagery provided by suppliers
  • Sourcing new suppliers
  • Building relationships with suppliers via email and telephone
  • Conducting consumer behaviour analysis to identify trends
  • Liaising with the marketing team to suggest which products to promote based on your findings


The package

This is a great opportunity to develop your career in Buying. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefit from internal and external training to help you up-skill in data analysis
  • Join an exciting, fast-paced start-up environment where you’ll be hands-on and play a key role in the success and growth of the business.
  • Progress as the company grows – opportunities include developing into Category Management and Senior Buying roles
  • Work alongside and learn from a team of experienced data, buying, and marketing business leaders.
  • Join an innovative company at the forefront of their marketplace.
  • Social environment – have BBQs at the office, trips to the pub on Fridays, and company socials to celebrate wins.


To be successful, you will…

…have at least 1-years’ experience in Buying

…be adept in using Excel

…be someone who can fit into a team

…be conscientious reliable

…be trustworthy

…be adaptable

…be a good communicator

…use your initiative

…continually seek to improve inefficiencies


You won’t…

…be someone who lacks effort

…be someone who doesn’t enjoy challenges



If you’re seeking to join a fast-growing company with exciting challenges, apply now!

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire